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Organisation: Lantern Bureau, slide retailer and hirer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
The Lantern Bureau
Short name
Lantern Bureau
Main area of activity
slide retailer and hirer
Date of foundation
unknown
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1890s, England
Relevance
distributor (retail or hire) of lantern slides
Notes

The exact nature of this business is not yet clear; it is known from a single reference in OMLJ, when it changed ownership in 1895. It would be logical if it was an agency for hiring or distributing lantern slides and/or hardware, but this requires further research.

Known location
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
People linked to this organisation

EATON, F.N.  (fl. 1890s) – owner, 1895

STEAD, W.T.  (1849-1912) – owner, in or before 1895

Reference
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 6.69 (February 1895), p. 19
  –  change of ownership and address

“The Lantern Bureau, which was founded by Mr W.T. Stead, of the Review of Reviews, has been transferred to Mr F.N. Eaton, whose headquarters are at 29, Queen Anne's Gate, S.W.”

Lucerna ID 1001759

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 February 2021

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